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MSNBC
Oct 5, 2012 3:00pm PDT
the stars. >> the president's right. romney tried to dance away from his own record in the debate. he danced around on taxes, he danced around on medicaid. he even danced around on his own health insurance plan. >> the other night he said he'd repeal obama care as soon as he took office and then he backtracked and said, no, wait. at least i'll make sure to cover folks with pre-existing conditions. and then i've explained, well, actually, your plan doesn't do that. and then his campaign had to come out and say, actually, that's not true. our plan wouldn't do that. so governor romney was fact checked by his own campaign. that's right. that's right. >> romney got fact checked by his own campaign. it's pretty clear now that romney has backed himself into a corner and president obama tinds to keep him there. joining me now, dana milbank and erin mcpike. thanks for coming on the show. >> reverend. >> thank you. >> dana, did mitt romney leave himself open to some attacks? >> well, just a little bit, ref renld. i think if he continues on this trajectory, by the last debate, he's going to
MSNBC
Oct 5, 2012 6:00pm EDT
they have to do is take clip after clip after clip of mitt romney saying things during the debate that they can then play corresponding and a completely way before that. so that's the sort of unanticipated and unintended gift of the debate. >> but he's now going to have to defend, krystal, all of this going forward. >> right. >> and he now has a fresh tape debate and he's going to have to defend it so maybe it was, despite the fact that it was the night that the president was on, did not appear to be on the a-game. might have been smart not to deal with that particular issue because he didn't give him an easy shot. you have to believe that romney was anticipating that question and had a are ready answer. >> that answer that we saw to hannity, that was the answer that he prepared for the debate and was probably in a way looking forward to giving it, to try to make some ground up on actually how damaging those comments have been. >> joy-ann reid and krystal ball, thank you for your time. >> thanks, rev. >> don't forget to catch krystal on "the cycle" at 3:00 p.m. eastern right here
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